He acted in Terrence Rattigan's plays, "The Browning Version," and "Harlequinade," at the Royalty Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Tutin, Paul Eddigton, Jean Anderson, Jack Watling, Anna Quayle, Simon Shepherd, Stephen Churchett, and Julie Dawn Cole in the cast. Tim Luscombe was director.
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I've got an instant retentive memory but it tends not to last longer than a day. Generally, in filming in particular, I find learning lines the night before to be best. And it's nice to give yourself a bit of an edge, an uncertainty as to how the words work.
After a critic for the Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) savaged the production of "The Woman in Black" in which he had co-starred at the Spoleto Festival, spring 1996, John wrote a 600-word rebuttal letter, which the newspaper published on June 7. Excerpt: "There is an unspoken pact between the audience and the actors - one of suspension of disbelief for a few hours. Let us take you into our ...